Garmin Quatix 6 Smartwatch Review

Garmin Quatix 6 Smartwatch Review

For those that live their life at sea, the new Garmin Quatix 6 smartwatch has arrived to keep your marine adventures in shipshape form. Promising to provide all the best features found in their iconic Fenix 6, the new boating smartwatch also comes equipped with speciality marine features including comprehensive connectivity with compatible Garmin chartplotters, autopilot control, sail racing assistance, Fusion-Link entertainment control, data streaming and much, much more.

There are two variations of the Garmin Quatix 6 smartwatch being released, both offering the same in terms of functionality but giving options in aesthetics and durability. The first is the classic Quatix 6 Grey which showcases a 47mm stainless steel case, a blue rubber strap and Corning Gorilla DX glass. For those that need all hands on deck, the Quatix 6 Titanium smartwatch provides a lightweight 47mm titanium case, a matching titanium bracelet, an extra rubber strap and sapphire crystal glass which provides improved scratch resistance and legibility over the 1.3” high resolution display.

“The quatix series has made a name for itself as the most sophisticated and connected general-purpose marine smartwatch series on the market today. Whether you’re chasing bass or billfish, cruising or sailing, canoeing or kayaking, the quatix 6 has everything you’ll need on the water. With the addition of some of our most sought-after features, like built-in music, contactless payments and preloaded topographic and ski maps, we’ve redefined marine smartwatch standards once again.” – Dan Bartel, Garmin VP of Global Consumer Sales.

Targeted at those into boating and sailing, the Garmin marine smartwatch is also perfectly suited for anyone living a physically and socially active lifestyle. As well its BlueChart g3 coastal charts and LakeVü g3 inland maps with improved chart presentation, built-in activity profiles and performance metrics for paddle boarding, kayaking and canoeing, the Garmin quatix 6 has you covered for life on land with a wrist heart rate monitor, access to Garmin Connect, Garmin Pay contactless payments and music storage for up to 2,000 songs.

For on and off the water, both the Garmin Quatix 6 Grey and Garmin Quatix Titanium come equipped with satellite navigation and tracking functions combined with a 3-axis compass, gyroscope and barometric altimeter to guide you with confidence. The remarkable AutoPilot Control feature allows you to control your boat even when you’re not at the helm and change heading, engage pattern steering and follow a GPS route. The Stream Data app allows you to view all the data you need for smooth sailing including water depth, engine RPM, wind, custom data and more all directly from your wrist.

We could keep going on about each of the incredible functions offered on the Garmin Quatix 6 smartwatch, but to save you time we have listed all the specifications below. The Garmin Quatix 6 Grey retailing at £629 and Garmin Quatix 6 Titanium priced at £899 are both available to order now at Jura Watches available with interest free finance and free delivery.

Specifications: Garmin Quatix 6 Smartwatch

  • Case Size: 47mm
  • Case Material: Stainless steel or Titanium
  • Glass: Corning Gorilla DX or Sapphire crystal
  • Display: 1.3”, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel
  • Water Resistance: 100 metres
  • Weight: 72g (Titanium), 83g (Steel)
  • Battery Life: Up to 14 days in smartwatch mode, 36 hours in GPS mode, 48 days in Battery saver mode
  • Clock Features: Time, date, GPS Time Sync, Automatic Daylight Saving Time, Alarm Clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Sunrise/Sunset times
  • Sensors: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Garmin Elevate Wrist Heart Rate Monitor, Barometric Altimeter, Compass, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Thermometer, PulseOx
  • Daily Smart Features: Bluetooth, ANT and Wi-Fi Connectivity, Connect IQ, Smart Notifications, Text Response/Reject Phone Call with Text, Calendar, Weather, Battery Saver, Plays and Controls Watch Music, Controls Smartphone Music, Music Storage for up to 2,000 songs, Find My Phone, Find My Watch, VIRB Camera Remote, iPhone and Android compatibility, Garmin Pay, Garmin Connect Mobile Compatible
  • Safety and Tracking Features: LiveTrack, Group LiveTrack, Live Event Sharing, Incident Detection, Assistance
  • Tactical Features: Dual Grid Coordinates
  • Boating Features: Boating, Sailing, and Sail Racing profiles, Anchor Alarm, Autopilot Control, Boat Data Streaming, Virtual Starting Line, Countdown Timer, Tack Assist Mode, Built-in Barometer and Tide Tables
  • Activity Tracking Features: Step Counter, Move Bar, Auto Goal, Sleep Monitoring, Calories Burned, Floors Climbed, Distance Travelled, Intensity Minutes, TrueUp, Move IQ, Fitness Age, Body Battery Energy Monitor, All-Day Stress Tracking
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